MASTERY OF CONCEPTS '¬" NOT MEMORIZATION OF FACTS Concise and readable, this text explores the fundamental aspects of renal physiology that are essential for an understanding of clinical medicine. RIGHT TO THE POINT *Offers the best review for the USMLE Step 1 *Presents the normal functions of the kidney with clinical correlations to disease states *Offers current research on the molecular and genetic principles underlying renal physiology *Describes the interrelationships between blood pressure and renal function *Includes key concepts, learning objectives, clinical examples, and study questions *Provides a high-yield review of the concepts and functions of renal physiology *Explains difficult concepts thoroughly, without oversimplification ON VANDER'S RENAL PHYSIOLOGY ***** '¬SThe book to have re: the beans ... If you want to understand the Kidney, no matter where you are in your studies or practice, I wholeheartedly recommend this text." '¬”Kevin C. Delahanty, MD, USN, online review ***** "A lifesaver ... I am now studying for the USMLE Step 1. I have not looked at Vander's book in a year, but I still remember renal phys, and reviewing it now is the easiest part of my studying ... because, thanks to Vander, I actually understand renal physiology. A great book!!" '¬”Online reader review ***** "Very well written, and covers all the basic principles that you will need to know to understand pathologies associated with the kidneys." '¬”Online reader reviewNavar, Louis Gabriel is the author of 'Vander's Renal Physiology', published 2002 under ISBN 9780071357289 and ISBN 0071357289.